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3 routes for larger buses planned for Shanghai

3 routes for larger buses planned for Shanghai

SHANGHAI’S transport commission is planning to build three more “medium-capacity” bus routes following the success of the No. 71 service. Xie Feng, head of the city’s transport commission, said larger ...

Xu Lingchao | April 24, 2018, Tuesday


Apps fuel fragmented reading boom

Apps fuel fragmented reading boom

YANG Shu is promptly up at 7 in the morning, finishes her breakfast and grabs her mobile phone before heading to work. On the 40-minute subway trip, she indulges in the highlight of her day: reading. The ...

April 24, 2018, Tuesday


Get a feel of rare, vintage collections

Get a feel of rare, vintage collections

TUCKED away in rows of 1930s-built Spanish-style villas is one of the city’s smallest bookstores, A Gang Study. The bookstore has extraordinary collection of rare Western books, first editions and even ...

Li Qian | April 24, 2018, Tuesday


Bookstores making a roaring comeback

Bookstores making a roaring comeback

AS e-reading grows in popularity with more and more young people increasingly hooked online to their smartphones and tablets, it was said that the decline of traditional bookstores was nigh. However, ...

Ke Jiayun | April 24, 2018, Tuesday


City museum devoted to marriage

City museum devoted to marriage

A marriage is made in heaven and a marriage museum is made in Shanghai. From May 1, the city will showcase the historical evolution of Shanghai’s marriage culture from the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911) onwards. Shanghai ...

Hu Min | April 24, 2018, Tuesday


Time to move after 116 years in situ

Time to move after 116 years in situ

A 116-year-old townhouse block in downtown — one of the oldest remaining lane-style residential buildings in the city — will be shifted to give way to the construction of a tunnel beneath Huangpu River. The ...

Yang Jian | April 23, 2018, Monday


Island embraces the concept of eco-tourism

Island embraces the concept of eco-tourism

SHANGHAI aims to turn Chongming Island into a world-class destination for eco-tourism. A spirit of greenness and an emphasis on the natural environment is already taking hold. Liu Qing, born in the 1980s, ...

Jiang Xinhua | April 23, 2018, Monday


Over 1,700 firms apply to attend city’s expo

Over 1,700 firms apply to attend city’s expo

MORE than 1,700 companies from across the world have applied to attend the China International Import Expo in Shanghai in November. Over 900 applicants have signed contracts for the expo. Among them, ...

April 20, 2018, Friday


Island's blueprint for transformation

Island's blueprint for transformation

A bird’s-eye view shows Dongtan Wetland in Chongming District in Shanghai. The district yesterday announced its “Chongming Whole Horizon Travel Development Plan,” which offers a blueprint for transforming the island into an eco-tourism spot of distinction by 2020. The plan also highlights how to make the 10th China Flower Expo, a 100-day event, a success in 2021. Last year, about 5.7 million tourists were welcomed to the island, and tourism income reached 1.2 billion yuan (US$191 million). That’s a year-on-year increase of 17.6 percent and 10.1 percent respectively. The plan focuses on the development of ecology and green resources. ...

April 20, 2018, Friday


Non-emergency ambulance hotline

Non-emergency ambulance hotline

SHANGHAI’S health and family planning commission yesterday opened a new ambulance hotline — 962120 — for taking patients with limited mobility home from hospitals. It is the nation’s first ambulance hotline specifically ...

Ke Jiayun | April 20, 2018, Friday




 

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